Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Superintendent Garry McCarthy today announced that the City is accepting applications to join the Chicago Police Department for the first time since 2013. The starting salary for Chicago police officers is $47,604 and increases to $72,510 after eighteen months of employment. The application period is now open, and will close at the end of the day on Wednesday December 16, 2015. A written exam will be administered in February 2016 to those who apply.
On Sunday, October 4, 2015, at approximately 6:52 p.m., a 63-year-old female was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in the 2300 block of West Howard St. (intersection of Western Avenue and Howard Street). As a result of the crash, the victim sustained fatal injuries. The driver of the striking vehicle fled the scene of the crash without identifying themselves or rendering aid to the victim.
Commercial burglaries have occurred in District 024 where unknown offender(s) gained entry by throwing a rock or brick through the front or side door window of the establishment to gain entry. The offenders(s) then pry open the cash register and stole cash. In one incident the register was also taken and in another incident a Plexiglas cabinet was forced open.
Commercial Burglaries have occurred in the 024th (Rogers Park) District during which unknown offender(s) have pried open the rear or side doors of businesses to gain entry. The offenders(s) then pried open cash registers and removed cash.
Burglaries have occurred in the 024th District during which the offender(s) unlawfully enters the victim’s garage by the use of force or through an unlocked door and removes property.
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Town Hall (19th) District this weekend. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 1st, 2015 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 2th, 2015.
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting DUI Strike Force Patrols in the Near West (12th) and Rogers Park (24th) Districts this upcoming weekend, July 24th and July 25th.
This alert addresses Residential Burglaries that have occurred in the 024th District. The unknown offender(s) enter the residence either through the front door or a window, while the residents are home sleeping.
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Roger’s Park (24th) District this weekend. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 12th, 2015 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 13th, 2015.